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MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro 15.6 inch Laptop Review

Rating: 9.5.

Today we have a very special review for our readers, a look at the world's slimmest and lightest 15.6 inch Gaming Notebook. The MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro is currently available in 3 different flavours – one will ship with a 3K screen, another with Nvidia GTX860M discrete graphics. The model we are looking at today however is the most interesting. It ships with a Core i7 4700HQ CPU, a powerful Nvidia GTX870M GPU, 256GB Solid State Storage in ‘Super Raid' and a more usable 1080p Anti-Glare eDP Wide View angle panel. MSI pack in 8GB of fast DDR3 memory and another 1TB of mechanical storage to sweeten the deal. At only £1,399 is this one of the most portable, but powerful gaming laptops money can buy?

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There is no doubt that the MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro is a beauty. MSI have placed a primary focus on ensuring the build quality is at the highest standards – after all they are targeting the discerning audience who have found the Razer Blade a tempting proposition. Today we put the MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro 15.6 inch Laptop through a series of paces to evaluate its worth as an all around super portable laptop.

This is the first gaming laptop to use Magnesium-Lithium Alloy (Mg-Li). Magnesium-Lithium alloy was first used by NASA on Saturn-V – known as the most powerful rocket that had ever flown successfully in 1960. Later, It was popular use on rockets, military and aircraft.

MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro:
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ.
Panel: 15.6 FHD Anti Glare (1920×1080) eDP Wide View Angle.
Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX870M, 3GB GDDR5.
Wireless: KILLER LAN+ Intel 7260 Wilkins Peak 2 (2×2 802.11ac) + BT 4.0 M.2 type.
Memory: 8GB DDR3
Operating system: Windows 8.1 64 bit.
Storage: 256GB SSD (M2 SATA) and 1TB SATA 7,200 rpm.
Battery: 6 Cell
Warranty: 2 Years

Retail price: £1,399 inc vat.

KitGuru has recently invested in enhancing our photographic studio – the MSI GS60 2PE Ghost Pro is our first system review using the new equipment so we hope you will notice the improvement in the quality of the images in this article.

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